In fantasy worlds, there’s no need to assume that people of any stripe have been held back by the oppression of the more powerful or that their culture mirrors Earth.
Our lives change constantly, as do our views and levels of creativity. For those of us who construct vast Dungeons & Dragons settings and worlds for our players to place their characters in and explore, this brings a dilemma. How do we stay true to all the wild escapades, heart-racing adventures, and ground-breaking campaigns that occur in our world? We all have an opinion on the role of canon in works of fiction—and we should carve one out for our own worlds as well.
Working on fleshing out an RPG/D&D character? Use conflicting motivations and goals to force difficult decisions and help flesh out who you want to be!
When, and how, should the GM use charm effects?